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Akuguzibwe is 32 years old, married, with five children who are all school-going. She operates a retail shop in Kagadi town which she started in order to supplement the income of her husband, so that they can ably meet their family's necessities. Her business is operated in a rented room and she primarily sells soft drinks, maize flour, and rice, among other items.

Akuguzibwe wants a loan of UGX 800,000/= (eight hundred thousand shillings) to pay school fees for her children since the husband cannot raise the fees, alone, from his business.

Akuguzibwe's dream is to educate their children up to higher levels of learning. However, her challenge is the limited capital in the business and the difficulty of generating enough money to pay school fees and grow the business at the same time. She would like the lender to always help her with the financial support to achieve her dreams.

In the photo Akuguzibwe is with the UGAFODE Microfinance Limited staff.

About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 175
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,013,100
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,644.9
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $325 helped Akuguzibwe to pay her children's tuition fees.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
8 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Feb 6, 2013
Feb 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Sep 20, 2013